Deirdre Heekin is the author of An Unlikely Vineyard. She is the proprietor and wine director of Osteria Pane e Salute, an acclaimed restaurant and wine bar in Woodstock, Vermont. Heekin and her husband and head chef, Caleb Barber, are the authors of In Late Winter We Ate Pears (Chelsea Green, 2009), and she is also the author of Libation: A Bitter Alchemy (Chelsea Green, 2009) and Pane e Salute (Invisible Cities Press, 2002). Heekin and her husband live on a small farm in Vermont, where they grow both the vegetables for their restaurant and natural wines and ciders for their la garagista label.
Location: 99 N Main St, Rochester, VT, 05767 | Authors: Deirdre Heekin
On August 31st, Dierdre Heekin will be at BigTown Gallery in Rochester, VT. This event will include food, wine tasting, discussion, and a book signing of Heekin's book, "An Unlikely Vineyard." This event, which is part of the gallery's BigTown Projects series, costs $35; to RSVP, call BigTown Gallery at (802) 767-9670.
Deirdre Heekin will be at this year's Brattleboro Literary Festival, which is taking place October 1-4 in Brattleboro, VT. The Festival is a four-day celebration of those who read and write books, as well as of the books themselves. The Festival includes readings, panel discussions, and special events, featuring emerging and established authors. Heekin will be participating in the Vermont Voices program on October 4th, along with Don Mitchell. The festival is free and open to the public!